noun \ˈe-ˌkwid, ˈē-\

Definition of equid

  1. :  any of a family (Equidae) of perissodactyl mammals consisting of the horses, asses, zebras, and extinct related animals

Origin and Etymology of equid

New Latin Equidae, family name, from Equus, genus name, from Latin, horse

First Known Use: circa 1889

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